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{{Wyoming-stub}} ''[[United States|United States ]] > [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] > Sheridan County''
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[[United States|United States]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Wyoming|Wyoming]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Sheridan_County,_Wyoming|Sheridan County]]
  
== County Courthouse  ==
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Guide to '''Sheridan County Wyoming genealogy.''' Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.
  
== History  ==
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{{WYDC}}
  
==== Parent County  ====
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{{Infobox U.S. County
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| county = Sheridan County
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| county_map =
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| state = Wyoming
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| state_map = Wyoming.png
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| founded year = 1888
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| founded date = March 9
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| seat = Sheridan
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| building image =  
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| building address = Sheridan County Courthouse<br>224 South Main Street Ste B2<br>Sheridan, WY 82801<br>Phone: 307.674.2500<br>[http://www.sheridancounty.com/ '''Sheridan County Website'''] }}
  
'''1888--''''''Sheridan''' County was created 9 March 1888&nbsp;from [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]] County.&nbsp; '''County seat:''' Sheridan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref><span style="color: rgb(0,43,184); text-decoration: underline" class="Apple-style-span"> </span>
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<br>  
  
==== Boundary Changes ====
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=== Historical Facts ===
 
 
==== Record Loss  ====
 
 
 
== Places/Localities  ==
 
 
 
==== Populated Places  ====
 
  
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="2"
 
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| Acme
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#cccc99" align="center" colspan="6" | '''Beginning dates for major county records'''
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205203&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Big+Horn&columns=*,0,0 Big Horn]
 
| Dutch (hist.)
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkman,_Wyoming Parkman]
 
| Ucross
 
 
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| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=843776&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Arvada&columns=*,0,0 Arvada]  
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Birth|Birth]]'''</center>
| Burgess Junction
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Marriage|Marriage]]'''</center>
| Kendrick
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Death|Death]]'''</center>
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranchester,_Wyoming Ranchester]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Land_and_Property|Land]]'''</center>
| Ulm
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Probate|Probate]]'''</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" | <center>'''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Court_Records|Court]]'''</center>
 
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banner,_Wyoming Banner]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=966803&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Clearmont&columns=*,0,0 Clearmont]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888*</center>
| Kleenburn
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>----*</center>
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205204&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Sheridan&columns=*,0,0 Sheridan]
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1887</center>
| Verona
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888</center>
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| width="16.6%" valign="middle" style="height: 25px;" | <center>1888</center>
 
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| Beckton
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| width="100%" bgcolor="#99d6ff" colspan="6" | '''* For earlier dates, try...''' '''[[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Church_Records|Church]] &#124; [[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Obituaries|Obituaries]] &#124; [[Sheridan County, Wyoming#Cemeteries|Cemeteries]]'''
| [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=966805&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Dayton&columns=*,0,0 Dayton]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiter,_Wyoming Leiter]
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Story,_Wyoming Story&nbsp;]&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;
 
| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyarno,_Wyoming Wyarno]
 
 
|}
 
|}
  
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*'''Parent County:''' created 9 March 1888 from [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]]
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*'''County seat:''' Sheridan <ref name="Handybook">''The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America'',10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).</ref>  
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*'''Neighboring Counties:''' [[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn County, Montana]] | [[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]] | [[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]] | [[Johnson County, Wyoming|Johnson]] | [[Powder River County, Montana|Powder River County, Montana]]
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==== Boundary Changes  ====
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==== Record Loss  ====
  
==== Neighboring Counties ====
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=== Resources ===
  
*&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Big Horn County, Montana|Big Horn County, Montana]]
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==== Biography ====
*&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Big Horn County, Wyoming|Big Horn]]&nbsp;
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp; &nbsp;[[Campbell County, Wyoming|Campbell]]
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Johnson County, Wyoming|&nbsp;Johnson]]
 
*&nbsp;&nbsp; [[Powder River County, Montana|&nbsp;Powder River County, Montana]]
 
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== Resources ==
 
  
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
 
==== Cemeteries  ====
  
==== Church  ====
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==== Census  ====
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{{Census|Wyoming}}
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==== Church Records  ====
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{{WY Church Intro}}
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'''LDS Ward and Branch Records'''
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:*Sheridan
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==== Court Records  ====
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:*[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wysherid/sheridan/citizenships.htm Citizenship index 1895–1908]
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==== Directories ====
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==== Emigration and Immigration  ====
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==== Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups ====
  
LDS Ward and Branch Records
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==== Gazetteers ====
  
*Sheridan
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==== Genealogy  ====
  
==== Court  ====
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==== History ====
  
[http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~wysherid/sheridan/citizenships.htm Citizenship index from 1895 through 1908]
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{{WY History Intro}}
  
==== Land ====
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==== Land and Property ====
  
==== Local Histories  ====
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{{WY Land Intro}}
  
 
==== Maps  ====
 
==== Maps  ====
  
 
==== Military  ====
 
==== Military  ====
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==== Naturalization and Citizenship  ====
  
 
==== Newspapers  ====
 
==== Newspapers  ====
  
==== Probate  ====
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:*[http://wyonewspapers.org/ Wyoming Newspaper Project]
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==== Obituaries  ====
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==== Probate ====
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{{WY Probate Intro|Albany}}
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==== Public Records  ====
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==== Repositories ====
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===== Courthouse  =====
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County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1888.<br>Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.<ref name="HB">The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Sheridan County, Wyoming</ref>
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===== Family History Centers  =====
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[[Introduction to LDS Family History Centers]]
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:*[[Sheridan Wyoming Family History Center]]
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===== Libraries  =====
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===== Museums  =====
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===== Societies  =====
  
 
==== Taxation  ====
 
==== Taxation  ====
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==== Vital Records  ====
 
==== Vital Records  ====
  
See [http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index].
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===== Birth  =====
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===== Marriage  =====
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:*[http://abish.byui.edu/specialCollections/westernStates/search.cfm Western States Marriage Index]
  
== Societies and Libraries ==
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===== Death =====
  
== Web Sites ==
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==== Websites ====
  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
 
*USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.  
*[http://www.familysearch.org/eng/library/fhlcatalog/supermainframeset.asp?display=localitydetails&subject=205202&subject_disp=Wyoming%2C+Sheridan&columns=*,0,0 Family History Library Catalog]
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*{{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan|subject|disp=Family History Library Catalog}}
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=== Places  ===
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| Acme
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Big+Horn|subject|disp=Big Horn}}
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| Dutch (hist.)
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parkman,_Wyoming Parkman]
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| Ucross
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Arvada|subject|disp=Arvada}}
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| Burgess Junction
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| Kendrick
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ranchester,_Wyoming Ranchester]
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| Ulm
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Banner,_Wyoming Banner]
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Clearmont|subject|disp=Clearmont}}
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| Kleenburn
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Sheridan|subject|disp=Sheridan}}
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| Verona
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| Beckton
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| {{FHL|Wyoming%2C+Sheridan%2C+Dayton|subject|disp=Dayton}}
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiter,_Wyoming Leiter]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Story,_Wyoming Story]
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| [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wyarno,_Wyoming Wyarno]
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|}
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=== References  ===
  
== References  ==
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<references />
  
<references />
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{{Wyoming|Wyoming}}
  
[[Category:Sheridan_County,_Wyoming]]
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[[Category:Sheridan_County,_Wyoming]] [[Category:Counties_in_Wyoming]]

Revision as of 19:34, 20 June 2013

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Guide to Sheridan County Wyoming genealogy. Birth records, marriage records, death records, census records, family history, and military records.

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Sheridan County, Wyoming
Map
Map of the U.S. highlighting Wyoming
Location of Wyoming in the U.S.
Facts
Founded March 9, 1888
County Seat Sheridan
Courthouse
Address Sheridan County Courthouse
224 South Main Street Ste B2
Sheridan, WY 82801
Phone: 307.674.2500
Sheridan County Website



Historical Facts

Beginning dates for major county records
Birth
Marriage
Death
Land
Probate
Court
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1888*
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1887
1888
1888
* For earlier dates, try... Church | Obituaries | Cemeteries

Boundary Changes

Record Loss

Resources

Biography

Cemeteries

Census

For tips on accessing Sheridan County, Wyoming Genealogy census records online, see: Wyoming Census.

Church Records

Church records vary significantly depending on the denomination and the record keeper. They may contain information about members of the congregation, such as age, date of baptism, christening, or birth; marriage information and maiden names; and death date. For general information about Wyoming denominations, view the Wyoming Church Records wiki page.

LDS Ward and Branch Records

  • Sheridan

Court Records

Directories

Emigration and Immigration

Ethnic, Political or Religious Groups

Gazetteers

Genealogy

History

Template:WY History Intro

Land and Property

Land and property records can place an ancestor in a particular location, provide economic information, and reveal family relationships. Land records include: deeds, abstracts and indexes, mortgages, leases, grants and land patents.

See Wyoming Land and Property for additional information about early Wyoming land grants. After land was transferred to private ownership, subsequent transactions were usually recorded at the county courthouse, where records are currently housed.

Maps

Military

Naturalization and Citizenship

Newspapers

Obituaries

Probate

In most counties in Wyoming, probate records have been kept by the county judge. They include wills, fee books, claim registers, legacy records, inheritance records, probate ticklers, and dockets. The records are available at the county courthouse.

The FamilySearch Catalog lists films of probate records. To find the records for this county, use the Place Search for Wyoming- Albany - Probate records.

Public Records

Repositories

Courthouse

County Clerk has marriage and land records from 1888.
Clerk District Court has divorce, probate and court records.[2]

Family History Centers

Introduction to LDS Family History Centers

Libraries
Museums
Societies

Taxation

Vital Records

Birth
Marriage
Death

Websites

  • USGenWeb project. May have maps, name indexes, history or other information for this county. Select the state, then the county.
  • Family History Library Catalog

Places

Acme Big Horn Dutch (hist.) Parkman Ucross
Arvada Burgess Junction Kendrick Ranchester Ulm
Banner Clearmont Kleenburn Sheridan Verona
Beckton Dayton Leiter Story Wyarno

References

  1. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America,10th ed. (Draper, UT:Everton Publishers, 2002).
  2. The Handybook for Genealogists: United States of America, 10th ed., (Draper, UT: Everton Publishers, 2002), p. 767. Sheridan County, Wyoming